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Legal Guarantees and Regulation of the State Language in Georgia

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Opublikowane: 26.06.2024


The state language is not only a means of communication but also an important state symbol connected to national identity. The legal regulation of the state language in Georgia originates from the first constitution of 1921. Even under Soviet occupation, it remained a subject of constitutional regulation. The mass demonstrations of 1978, aimed at protecting the constitutional status of the Georgian language, played a significant role in the development of the national liberation movement. This article reviews the main aspects of the development of the legal regulation of the state language in Georgia, the existing legislation on the state language, and the primary issues related to its protection and provision.


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